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Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Which ones?: Varies widely depending on which hormones are invovled. What are you experiencing? ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Can anemia cause hormone imbalance?

Can anemia cause hormone imbalance?

Usually not: Really severe anemia can occasionally be associated with ovarian failure, but not usually. In men, really severe anemia should not be associated with hormones. ...Read more

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Can low thyroid hormone levels cause menopause?

Can low thyroid hormone levels cause menopause?

Not really: But hormones all do an intricate dance with each other and so thyroid dysfunction can definitely alter female hormone function and cause many symptoms which mimic menopause. Get your levels checked! ...Read more

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Can hormone imbalance cause body odor?

BODY ODOR: A hormone imbalance can cause excessive perspiration which can then lead to body odor. This can occur in women during menopause. Sweat (perspiration) is essentially odorless. The odor comes from bacteria living in your armpits and other areas of the body. Change clothes daily; wash clothes often; use antibacterial soap. Stop eating garlic and onions. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage cause hormone imbalance?

Can a miscarriage cause hormone imbalance?

Misch causing imbal: Yes it can, as the early pregnancy started a hormone change that was interrupted, but may take considerable time to readjust to normal hormonal balance. ...Read more

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Which hormone causes headaches -- progestogen or estrogen?

Which hormone causes headaches -- progestogen or estrogen?

Both can: Both estrogen and progestins can cause headaches, though estrogen tends to do so with higher frequency. ...Read more

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Could hormone imbalances be cause excessive thirst?

Yes: There are many possible causes. If it is accmpanied by great hunger and large amounts of urine, one would suspect diabetes and test approprriately to be sure. ...Read more

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Could hormone imbalance balance out without intervention?

Which of: your body's thousands of hormones do you think are out of balance, and why? Try discussing it with your doctor, not the internet. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea associated with thyroid or hormone imbalance?

Yes: Hyperthyroidism can cause diarrhea. Several hormone systems can interact with the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What are most common symptoms of hormone imbalance or menopause?

What are most common symptoms of hormone imbalance or menopause?

Varies: Here are some of the most common symptoms of perimenopause: hot flashes breast tenderness worsening of premenstrual syndrome decreased libido (sex drive) fatigue irregular periods vaginal dryness; discomfort during sex urine leakage when coughing or sneezing urinary urgency (a pressing need to urinate more frequently) mood swings difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

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Can hormone fluctuations cause ovarian cancer? Can wild hormone fluctuations due to PMS or birth control pills cause ovarian cancer? .

Can hormone fluctuations cause ovarian cancer? Can wild hormone fluctuations due to PMS or birth control pills cause ovarian cancer?

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No: The cause of ovarian cancer is unknown. But oral contraceptives certainly do not cause it. In fact there is some degree of protection provided in women who have taken oral birth control pills. ...Read more

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Does estroven balance hormone levels during peri menopause?

For some yes: Estroven is an over the counter herbal supplement to improve hormonal imbalance during perimenopause. It can help women who have mild symptoms and are good candidates for hormone use. (a poor candidate are women with heart disease, diabetes, cancers, blood clots). If you have severe symptoms, this will not help and you can consider bio identical hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Can hormone imbalance cause post coital bleeding?

Can hormone imbalance cause post coital bleeding?

Bleeding: Probably not, but if that is a frequent happening from intercourse try and get an early appointment with a gynecologist. It is unlikely that hormone imbalance is responsible. ...Read more

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What are hormone imbalance ?

What are hormone imbalance ?

A general term: Expressing the suspicion that your symptoms might be caused by a defect in timing or proportion of common body chemistry. These may originate in your ovaries, brain, thyroid gland and even body fat. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal burning before period + hormone imbalance?

What can cause vaginal burning before period + hormone imbalance?

Not certain: Not certain it could be a vaginal infection but you will not know unless you are examined by a doctor. You can also have your hormones checked when you visit your doctor ...Read more

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Can hormone imbalance cause bacterial vagnosis ?

Possible: Diabetes in poor control can increase your risks. Early menopause can as well, it that seems unlikely at your age. Check w/your gyn. ...Read more

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Is hormone imbalance a typical symptoms of candida?

No: However, hormone imbalance, which can cause one to be stressed, or be caused by stress will lead us to eat 'comfort' foods which may promote candida. If the candida is causing more stress, that could aggravate the hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Symptoms hormone imbalance?

Which ones?: Varies widely depending on which hormones are invovled. What are you experiencing? ...Read more

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Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Can a hormone imbalance be the?Cause of acne?

Yes: If a woman has much acne, it is likely to be due to extra androgens, especially if her periods are not quite normal; this is very common and your family physician or gynecologist has already considered it. A man's acne is usually just from him having plenty of testosterone, which is a good thing; acne is easy to treat with real medications. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

What is the difference between cystic acne and common minor acne? D.O. Thinks my acne is maybe from hormone imbalance and gave me keflex.

Same condition: Cystic acne is just more advanced/aggressive. Treatment needs more than topicals, like adding oral antibiotics or even accutane. Keflex is not a standard rx, but it might help some. Acne is (male) hormone related, but it also aggravated by stress, etc. ...Read more

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Around the time i started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding i started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Around the time i started experiencing heavier than my normal bleeding i started getting horrible acne. Could it be a hormone imbalance w/no ovulation?

Possible: You are asking an excellent question whose answer is not simple. Your heavier menstruation or abnormal menses can indicate hormonal irregularities, but not always. These changes (for example pcos) can be linked to acne. Discuss this with your obgyn or dermatologist. They can check with some blood work. ...Read more

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Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4..???

Do you think I have a hormone imbalance I've always had acne but it's become worse and now it's on my back face, neck, been to dermatologist B 4..???

Just manage it: If your monthly cycle is normal, you will not find a treatable underlying cause for your acne. If I understand your history, you are using doxycycline as sole therapy for acne. You need to add a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide. You may also benefit from a medicine like spironolactone, and various forms of the oral contraceptive pill can work as well. ...Read more

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Have fibroids, hair not growing on head but on the side of the bikini zone , acne scars for a while, do I have hormone imbalance?Please help .

Have fibroids, hair not growing on head but on the side of the bikini zone , acne scars for a while, do I have hormone imbalance?Please help .

Possible: Excessive hair growth in women is called hirsutism, there are several reasons for it, hormonal imbalance being one of them. Acne, hair growth and also irregular cycles are a part of condition called polycystic ovaries. Dibeties or Insulin resistance may also be associated conditions. The treatment depends on your plans for pregancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the warning symptoms of hormone imbalance?

There are many: Some may include irregular menstrual cycles, acne, unwanted male-type hair growth, difficulty losing weight, obesity, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, fatigue... The list goes on and on. If you think you have an imbalance, see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who specializes in testing/treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of female with hormone imbalance?

There are many: Some may include irregular menstrual cycles, acne, unwanted male-type hair growth, difficulty losing weight, obesity, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, fatigue... The list goes on and on. If you think you have an imbalance, see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who specializes in testing/treatment. ...Read more

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What are possible symptoms / signs of a hormone imbalance in a female?

What are possible symptoms / signs of a hormone imbalance in a female?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry but that answer would take up a whole text book. It is not simple or specific enough for us to answer in 400 characters or less. I am sure you can find resources on the web that can be much more thorough. Health Tap is for specific questions about one specific concern at a time. ...Read more

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Can a 29 year old woman have hormone imbalance issues? What are the symptoms?

Can a 29 year old woman have hormone imbalance issues? What are the symptoms?

Yes She Can: Yes 29 years olf woman can have Hormonal Imbalance Issue Symptoms can include Irregular periods,vaginal bleeding,swollen lumpy and painful breasts,p elvic pain,abnormal facial hair growth and Migrain headaches, ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of having a hormone imbalance, I am getting concerned?

Your body has: Thousands of hormones. Which one or ones are your referring to? Hormone imbalance is really a lay term, not a medical one. Each and every individual hormonal abnormality can cause different and various symptoms. ...Read more

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What are most common symptoms of hormone imbalance or menopause?

Varies: Here are some of the most common symptoms of perimenopause: hot flashes breast tenderness worsening of premenstrual syndrome decreased libido (sex drive) fatigue irregular periods vaginal dryness; discomfort during sex urine leakage when coughing or sneezing urinary urgency (a pressing need to urinate more frequently) mood swings difficulty sleeping. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Hormone Imbalance (Definition)

Hormonal imbalance is when the chemicals from the brain controlling organs in the body are at a level that don't allow normal organ function. The organs may function at too high or too ...Read more